• Short Summary

    Visiting Soviet warships arrive in Portsmouth welcomed by the Royal Navy.

  • Description

    Portsmouth, Hampshire & Dartmouth, Devon.

    GV. Portsmouth Harbour. GV. Naval ratings lined up as Guard of Honour before HMS "Victory". SV. Russian Admiral Golovko walking forward with Admiral of the Fleet, Sir George Creasey, Commander in Chief, Portsmouth, to take salute. SV. Pan, Guard of Honour presents arms. CU. Russian Admiral at the salute with Sir George Creasey in background. CU. British Guard of Honour. SV. Pan, Russian Admiral inspects Guard of Honour. GV. Russian destroyer entering Portsmouth harbour with cadets watching. SV. Naval cadets watching. GV. Russian cruiser "Suvorov" entering harbour. SV. Russian women (families of Russian diplomats) waving. SV. Russian ratings lined up on deck. LV. Cruiser steaming into harbour. CU. Name on side "Alexander Suvorov" in Cyrillic. GV. Another cruiser "Sverdlov", Russian Admiral in foreground watching her arrival. SV. Russian Admiral covered in medals watching. LV. "Sverdlov" preparing quayside. CU. Russian sailors lined up on deck. CU. Russian ensign (star, sickle and hammer) flying. SV. Russian sailors on stern of "Sverdlov" preparing hawsers, pan down to name "Sverdlov" on stern. SV. Dockers pulling in hawsers. SV. Pan, Admiral Creasey walks up gangway on "Sverdlov". GV. "Sverdlov" from quayside with sailors watching - salute fired. SC. Sailors lined up on deck. SC. Admiral Creasey arriving on deck and saluting. SC. Stern, flag of ship.

    GV. Bus with Russian cadets arriving at Dartmouth Naval College. SC. British cadets watching. CU. Hammer and sickle flag on front of bus. GV. Russian and British cadets outside college. SCU. Commander Macleod shaking hands with Russian officer. SV. Russian cadets shaking hands with British cadets. SCU. Cadet Wallace talks to Russian cadet Rolly. SCU. Cadets walking up steps of college. SC. Cadets entering college. Pan up to Royal Coat of Arms above doorway. SV. Russian cadets standing round statue. CU. Russian cadets smiling as their mates snap them. SCU. Photographs being taken round base of statue.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:01:00 / 01:39:10:00

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